Ontario class counsel are increasingly entering into third-party funding arrangements to hedge against the risks of adverse costs awards. The practice was recently reviewed and summarized by Justice Perell in Bayens v....more
Ontario class counsel are increasingly entering into third party funding arrangements to hedge against the risks of adverse costs awards. Though the concept of third party funding remains a "work in progress", the current...more
The Mayor of Toronto has one less thing to worry about.
This morning the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal from the Divisional Court’s decision in Magder v. Ford, 2012 ONSC 6929, a decision that kept Mayor...more
Anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) legislation has once again been introduced in Ontario. Now known as Bill 83, the draft Protection of Public Participation Act, 2013 received its first reading last...more